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“Elmo” Kevin Clash Child Sex Charges Dismissed

Truth rating: 10
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Kevin Clash, the longtime Elmo puppeteer who resigned from “Sesame Street” in 2012 amid allegations that he had been involved in sexual activities with three underage men, is now off the hook.

On Monday, a federal judge said in a ruling that the three individuals waited too long to take legal action, and that the statute of limitations — three years after they each turned 18 year-old — had passed.

Elmo Appears on Michael Bublé Christmas Special Amid Puppeteer’s Scandal

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Viewers of NBC’s “Michael Bublé: Home for the Holidays” special on Monday saw an awkwardly timed cameo appearance… by Elmo.

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns Amid Growing Underage Sex Scandal

Truth rating: 10
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Kevin Clash has resigned from “Sesame Street” amid allegations  that he was involved in sexual activities with two underage men.

The longtime Elmo puppeteer’s sex scandal had become a “distraction,” said Sesame Workshop.

On the heels of allegations that Clash had a sexual relationship with Sheldon Stephens when he was just a teenager, comes news on Tuesday that a second man claims he too had an inappropriate relationship with the puppeteer while underage.

“Elmo” Accuser Reportedly Says He Was Pressured to Settle, Did Have Underage Sex

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The Elmo sex scandal is not over.

Sheldon Stephens, the man who accused “Sesame Street” puppeteer Kevin Clash of starting a sexual relationship with him while Stephens was underage, now reportedly claims he only recanted those allegations under pressure to settle for cash.

“Elmo” Voice Kevin Clash Accused of Sex with Teenage Boy; Actor Denies Charges

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Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on “Sesame Street,” has taken a leave of absence from the show amid allegations he had a sexual relationship with a teenage boy.

A 23-year-old man claims he and Clash began the relationship seven years ago, when he was just 16.

Clash has reportedly acknowledged being involved with the unidentified man as an adult, but strongly denies the accusations that their sexual history began when the man was still underage.

Sofia Vergara Teaches Elmo About Dance In New Sesame Street Video

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Sofia Vergara appeared on “Sesame Street” with Elmo to teach kids about baile, the Spanish word for “dance.”

Katy Perry Reduces Her Breasts for VH1

Truth rating: 9
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Guess Katy Perry learned a lesson or two from her experience at “Sesame Street,” including her ABCs (and D-cup). The singer, now featured on a poster for VH1′s “Divas Salute the Troops,” made sure her cleavage wasn’t too much for the cable network, so she had her breasts reduced… digitally.

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